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San Francisco Collecting Taps into Intrinsic Value of Art

by Leora Lutz
Collecting art as a narcissist hobby is the most virulent kind of collecting, whereas collecting as a means of humble support seems to be the approved model—at least in San Francisco. A recent art panel in the city attempted to discern a difference between San Francisco and Los Angeles collectors. Moderated by LA gallerist Mieke Marple (Night Gallery), the panelists were Sofya Polyakov of Noun Project (LA), Sabrina Buell of Zlot Buell art advisors (SF), Jessica Silverman of Jessica Silverman... [more]
Posted by Leora Lutz on 4/15/15
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Favorite Words by Favorite Writers: SF in 2013

by ArtSlant Team
2013, that futuristic date, has already been replaced by another and so far it appears that no apocalypse accompanied it. (Thirteen years after Y2K do survivalists and world-enders still clutch their rifles and check their supplies every December 31st? Probably.) Though the world is not over, the year certainly is. To properly bury 2013, we need an epitaph, a eulogy, a blurb. So we’ve plucked a few of our favorite words from our two favorite Bay Area writers, Christina Catherine Martinez and... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 1/3/14
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Ready, Set, Art Fair!

by Christina Catherine Martinez
This week, San Francisco will be treated to not one, but two contemporary art fairs. ArtMRKT San Francisco and ArtPadSF will both take place May 16 - 19th, and it behooves an art lover to visit both if they want to get a compressed but authentic feel for the art scene in the Bay Area. A good rule of thumb is to take in artMRKT during the day and party down with ArtPadSF at night. This will be artMRKT’s first year at Fort Mason Center in the Marina, a beautiful but unfortunately less-accessible... [more]
Posted by Christina Catherine Martinez on 5/15/13
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